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Improvements underway at south Fayetteville apartment complex

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Photographs by David Gottschalk

Dakota Hays (right) and Levi Balentine, both with Contractors Inc., replace a window Wednesday in one of the apartment units at the Southmont Apartments on Curtis Avenue in Fayetteville. Emet Capital Management out of New York bought the complex in December and has begun a multimillion-dollar renovation campaign under the new name Highpoint Apartments that should wrap by the end of the year.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Tenants at a dilapidated apartment complex in the south part of town won't have much longer to wait until they get new spaces to live.

Section 8

Project-based Section 8 housing is a government-funded program that provides rental housing to low-income households in privately owned and managed rental units. The subsidy stays with the building; when tenants move out, they no longer have the rental assistance.

Source: HousingLink.org

Troy Evans, with Evans Interior Design of Northwest Arkansas, cuts a piece of drywall Wednesday for a ceiling at the Southmont Apartments on Curtis Av...

A map showing the location of Southmont Apartments

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